SCC Employment Benefits

  • SCC offers a wide range of excellent services and benefits to their eligible employees. Regular employees, with a full-time equivalency factor of three-fourths (3/4) or more, are eligible for all benefits available through SCC. Full-time equivalency definitions for college employee classifications are outlined in the SCC College Handbook.

    The College provides the following benefits to eligible employees:

    Approved Holidays

    Eligible employees receive thirteen paid holidays: New Year's Day, Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day, Memorial Day, Independence Day, Labor Day, Thanksgiving (3 days), and winter break (5 days).

    Health Insurance

    • Health & Dental Insurance (SCC Ben Dollars)

    Life Insurance

    The College makes available a minimum of $50,000 life insurance coverage and $50,000 accidental death and dismemberment coverage for eligible employees.

    Long Term Disability Insurance

    The College makes available long term disability insurance for eligible employees.

    Retirement Plan

    The College makes available a group retirement plan (TIAA-CREF Retirement Plan www.tiaa.org/southeast ) to eligible employees, and contributes an amount equal to the employee's contribution not to exceed 8.5%. Eligible employees age 30 and above are required to participate.

    Social Security

    SCC employees are covered by the Federal Social Security Plan. The College withholds from employee wages an amount equal to the Federal Social Security Plan amount requirement for that year, and an equivalent amount is provided by the College.

    Leaves of Absence

    • Sick Leave
    • Personal Leave
    • Vacation Leave
    • Long Term Disability Leave
    • Bereavement Leave
    • Civic Leave
    • Jury Duty Leave
    • Military Leave
    • Professional Leave

    Worker's Compensation

    All employees are covered by insurance for expenses involved with an on-the-job accident.

    Safety Eye Wear Reimbursement

    Employee Assistance Program

    Flexible Spending Account

    Tax-Sheltered Annuity

    Participation optional.

    Continuing Education Class Tuition Reimbursement

    Tuition Remission Policy for Employees and Dependents

    100 % tuition remission for eligible employees, 50 % tuition remission for spouse or dependent of an eligible employee.

    Tuition Reimbursement

    An eligible employee shall have the opportunity to be reimbursed for costs incurred for the completion of undergraduate or graduate credit courses from colleges or universities.

    The Southeast Community College Board of Governors is responsible for implementing and maintaining the program of benefits for eligible employees.